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two and three hits a game. that should be the goal. we're just not doing it. >> one of the worst hitting teams in baseball. they have lost 12 of their last 15. series finally tomorrow, nola gets the nod. still to come in sports former eagles first round pick once again, fighting for a starting job when we come right back. crave it while you can. america runs on dunkin'.
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this afternoon, refresh yourself on the outside and inside with a medium sweet tea, sweet tea lemonade, or original iced tea from dunkin'. sip one for 99 cents from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. america runs on dunkin'. eagles defensive end brandon graham is coming off a best year as a pro. he had career high in starts, tackles and sachs but former first round pick may only get part-time work this upcoming season. graham is expected to rotate under doug pederson but he is not complaining. all graham cares about is winning and he believes that there is a different, better vibe, with peterson, this off season. >> everybody is on the same page. everybody is bought into what is going on. everybody is at it because we got the old regime back and, you know, with the younger feel to it and i think i'm
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just happy because we are kind of of back to way we will play football as eagles. >> hopefully they will get back to the playoffs. much more coming up in 25 minutes including game three of the stanley cup final which has gone final in overtime. >> all right, thanks, jeff. "action news" at 11:30 continues next, we will be right back. blank
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here's is what happening at "action news" at 11:30. we will fires are rage nothing southern california why this summer could be a particularly dangerous one in that region. it is one of the most colorful convention toss come to philadelphia, we will take to you wizard worldcom i can can to meet real characters. we will continue to remember life and legacy of an american icon, coming up a a look at boxing odd couple, unique friend ship between howard cosell and mohammed ali. first tonight we are tracking potentially severe weather tomorrow after a warm day, it is getting ready for rain out there tomorrow. meteorologist melissa a magee is at the "action news" big board with the first check of the forecast, melissa. >> things are quiet right now across the delaware and lehigh valleys. looking off to the north and west and spotty shower in northern lancaster county and southwestern sections of berks county there. pretty close to reading. what we are awaiting is the a rifle of the cold front that
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swings through from the west, as early as tomorrow afternoon. future tracker six and storm tracker six live double scan radar 3-d is showing some moisture off to the south and west and we will watch how this develops throughout the overnight hours and early tomorrow morning. but a cold front will swing through the ohio valley. as we get into sunday afternoon. with that comes the chance of severe weather. storm prediction center has placed most of our region even up through poconos in an enhanced risk of finding severe weather. biggest threat tomorrow will be damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 miles an hour, possibility of hail, and we really cannot rule out likelihood of a tornado popping up south and east of philadelphia, so something very active to track come tomorrow. we will time out what we can expect. sunday morning we've got early morning showers, even a rumble of thunder. as we get in the mid-morning hours it looks like a lull in the activity. sunday afternoon in, to sunday evening, we will get, we will get rather some late day breaks of sunshine, that will
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add to the instability in the atmosphere and then widespread, severe thunderstorms threat is likely into sunday afternoon. coming up we have future tracker six on stand by to time out precipitation and let you know where this line of convective activity could set up and how much rain we are expecting, walter, we will have those details with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast. >> thanks, melissa. heavier rain over texas is beginning to lift but officials say the flooding concerns along the gulf coast are worsening. some people are being told to be ready for possibly vac wayses. meantime, army officials are still investigating a training exercise that ended with a death of nine soldiers, from fort hood in flood waters. three soldiers who survived, have been since returned to duty. fire fighters are battling several wild fires in california, new mexico and arizona this is video of one burning in loss angelo counties, california. officials say homes are threatened and they believe one home may have already caught fire. officials say that the extreme
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heat and dry winter means that there is a high risk of wild fires across that region. new jersey democrats, and republicans go to the polls on tuesday to pick their party's candidate for president, and 12 u.s. house races. republican donald trump has already received the number of delegates needed to clinch nomination for g.o.p. hillary clinton could also secure the number of delegates needed for nomination, after the results come in from new jersey. voters in california, monday tan, new mexico and south dakota also head to the polls on tuesday. down load six abc news app this election season to get breaking news alerts from the campaign trail. it will give you access to live result on election night. six abc news app is free for down load for your mobile device. a 15 year-old was rescued today during the dragon boat race necessary fairmount park. two members of the philadelphia police marine unit were called to rescue the 15 year-old boy who fell through the schuylkill river. today dozens of teens tubing
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part in the independent dragon boat regatta money raised benefits disabled veterans and team u.s.a. dragon boats. the body of a pilot has arrived home to his family have after being recovered from a jet crash near nashville, last thursday. captain jeff was part have the blue angels elite fighter squad ron and married father of three. the captain was practicing for an air show when his fa18 jet crashed just after take off. navy says cause of the crash remains under investigation. more than 100 veterans in south jersey received a hero's send off today before they left for washington d.c. there was a rally at williamstown high school before those veterans left, to tour the war memorialness our nation's capitol. and after they boarded their buses they were given a motorcycle escort. thinks honor flight of south new jersey's ninth annual trip. imaginations were running wild this weekend in center city. thousands of comic book,
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television and movie fans all arrived dressed up for wizard worldcom i can can. "action news" reporter dann cuellar reports from the pennsylvania convention center with a closer look. >> we're all characters in wonder land. >> reporter: yes, folks welcome to comic can. >> which one are you. >> hanna miller. >> reporter: then villains of sleeping beauty. >> when the sunsets on her 16th birthday she will prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel. >> reporter: whether a character in the movie, comic book or video game chances are you will fine fans emulating your idol there. >> give me your best impression. >> you give me such a headache. that is it. >> don't make me destroy you. is that good. >> reporter: that was good. >> basically this is a ultimate reality version of ankin skywalker. >> reporter: did you make this yourself. >> i made it, during a model in clay and then mold. that is why i have copies. >> reporter: i see.
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>> yes. >> reporter: as you can see the convention center is place to be this weekend to leave reality ape play your favorite character. >> i find your lack of faith disturbing. >> reporter: what do you do professionally. >> i'm a nurse. >> reporter: where. >> lehigh valley hospital. >> reporter: if they only knew what you do on your off time. >> they do. >> reporter: as you can see a lot of people having fun at the convention center, the convention runs through sunday. at the convention center, dann cuellar for channel six a "action news". some of the best high school baseball players in the delaware county took to the field for annual joseph barrett memorial high school all-star game. barrett was a long time umpire in the county and it raises money for scholarships. today's game was played at newman university. over past 31 years, this non-profit has handed out more than 110 you this dollars in scholarship money. hundreds of bicyclist rode for a great cause this morning. greater fail a tour of cure took place on temple
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university's ambler campus. all money raised today will go to the american diabetes association which is working on than research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. since 1991, tour of cure riders have raised more than 250 million-dollar. dozens of volunteers spent the morning painting pianos to support music programs and schools across philadelphia it takes place at box high school in south philadelphia a volunteers from the united way of greater philadelphia and southern new jersey took part to make each piano unique. much more to come on "action news" they could not have been more different but mohammed ali and howard cosell forged a friendship that lasted decade leaving many us amused and inspired, that and more when "action news" comes right back.
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some children put their fishing skills to the test today in montgomery county. thinks the 59th annual fishing derby taking place at kline heinz park in cheltenham. boys and girls 15 years and younger cast their lines, there was also food and prizes handed out. time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. some important information considering is what happening tomorrow. >> is there likelihood of strong to severe showers and storms that we will be tracking, walter. we will show you what is going on right now. the here's storm tracker six live double scan radar. it is quiet right now. is there a spotty shower off to the north and west across northern lancaster county and pressing into portions of berks county as well. we're dry for the rest of tonight but overnight tonight there could be a ape few showers that fire up. we will show you picture outside, action cam was outside earlier tonight. there is at logan square
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looking at swann memorial fountain. the city hall in the distance. we have a partly cloudy to mostly cloudy sky, and we are expecting more in the way of sunshine tomorrow, and enough sunshine to help destabilize the atmosphere and as fire off a couple showers and storms. currently north and west of town it is 73 in slating ton and fleet wood. seventy-two in center city. seventy-one in chester. thirty-seven in new who will an. down across new jersey, 64 for vineland. seventy-three for viewing and browns mills. at the coast in sea isle city, in the middle 60's. here's satellite six with action radar. we have a partly cloudy to mostly cloudy sky, across the region. we have a couple of showers across pennsylvania but some of that could be starting to fire up across virginias. we are tracking this moisture as it moves through overnight tonight. it looks like it is moving due east with this moisture that could approach delaware and lehigh valleys throughout the overnight hours. then we will await the arrival of the cold front that moves through as we get into sunday afternoon and sunday evening. future tracker six is showing
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at 5:30 in a morning, couple showers around. warm front lifting northward. as that warm front clashes with the warmth and humid air mass there could be a couple of showers and storms. that warm front lifts to the north, allowing for that sunshine to come on through and then more showers and storms, will be firing up, about 1:30 in the afternoon, but main line of severe weather coming into sunday morning. you can future tracker 6:00 the 7:30 tomorrow evening, we have a line of showers and storms firing autopsy cross the area it doesn't look like until about 10:00 o'clock a lot of that moisture will start to push off shore, at least sunday night. so what we can expect as we get into the day tomorrow? well, lightening is a high possibility of finding that with the storms that move on through. downpours, we can find up to 2 . strong wind, wind in excess of 50 miles an hour, is there a moderate concern tomorrow for large hail and also a moderate concern of a isolated tornado, across the region. so if you are traveling down
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the shore tomorrow, not the best beach day, gusty storms are likely, humid one, high temperature of 79 degrees. and then a big race weekend up in the poconos. we have got nascar going up. it is mostly cloud which downpours likely. 11:00 a.m. that temperature is 65. by 4:00 p.m. the number is 68. that is where we will max out at. exclusive accu weather seven day forecast is showing you strong storms, likely tomorrow, high temperature up to 83. less humid on monday, sunny and 84 degrees. tuesday, partly sunny. thunderstorm overhead and 82. seventy-six on wednesday, and not bad, it is breezy, delightful on thursday, with a high of 77. and 78 next friday and as we get into next saturday, walter, high temperature coming in at 78. next week not looking bad but we have to get through tomorrow. >> thanks, melissa. much more to come on "action news" including sports plus an unlikely friendship. we will look back at one of the most unique relationships in sports, between howard
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cosell and mohammed ali. ♪
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don't count the days, make the days count. that is one of the many famous quotes, left behind by mohammed ali. he spent long days training for the biggest fights of his life, against joe frazier, in deerlake, pennsylvania, overlooking the poconos. ali started training just outside kutztown area in the 1970's because it was peaceful and quiet. he could focus on fighting up there. frazier, and george foreman, helping him prepare for those bought, a young larry holmes who later beat ali at the end of his career. as you can imagine holmes remembers late boxing great
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very fondly. >> he was my buddy. he was the greatest of all time. i don't know about all time but this time i know he was the greatest. he was my friend. he was the greatest. no matter what he did that you might or i might or they might say was wrong, he was all right doing what he did because he was immortalized around the whole world. >> greatest boxes of all time. moving on, watching stanley cup finals, flyers fans are all thinking the same thing. sidney crosby and pittsburgh penguin cannot win another cup, san help say better get their act together. moment of silence before game three for me mow. penguins, demanding three to nothing series lead. we will pick it up, tied in overtime, here come san jose, what a shot, how did that get in there. san jose wins three-two in
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overtime. sharks take a bite out of the penguins lead in the series, it is cut to two-one in the best of seven series. swing over to paris with the french open women's final major upset, serena williams going for 22nd major championship denied by a 22 years old. gardena, knocked off the number one ranked williams, this comes less than a year after she beat her at wimbledon. well, what a finish. before the sprint cup series, pocono 250 a moment of silence for ali there as well. remember when hall of famer bill elliott had a picture of ali on his hood. jeremy clement knew it all together after that collision. lap 53, well, they called it because of the rain. kyle larson gets credit for the win. pocono 400 is for tomorrow. jacksonville, arena football soul in jacksonville. not everyone is paying attention on the kick off.
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it land, ouch, in the face. come on, front row seats, pay attention. what a day for soul quarterback dann raudabaugh, six touchdowns, no fans injured, soul win 56-42. they are eight-two. best record in the league. soul is in sole possession of the first place. >> thanks, jeff. finally tonight we will leave with you a story of friendship. anyone who grew up in the late 60's and early 07's remembers mohammed ali was always entertaining but he had a frequent side kick a man who could easily be described as a polar opposite of ali but yet friendship that he forged with sports announcer howard cosell stood the test of town. here's abc's ron clay born. >> just one time,. >> reporter: boxing odd couple. mohammed ali the brash young black boxing champion from louisville and abc's howard cosell a jewish sports reporter from brooklyn.
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>> but somehow it worked. >> if that is good i'm there. >> reporter: for 30 years they played their rolls to perfection, cosell the comment taiter, ali with just the needle to puncture that. >> he is always coming up with a lot of big words. >> but you there was genuine respect, and affection, especially when ali felt slighted by others. when adopted a muslim name cosell was one of the first to be called that how do you want to be called, mohammed ali or cassius clay. >> mohammed ali. >> when ali was banned from boxing, cosell stood by him. >> all of the years. >> ali's 50th birthday just a few years before cosell died. >> you are a very special man. >> he was there to honor his friend.
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>> your name is mohammed ali. castle is next here on channel six. "action news" continue at 6:00 h nydia han, gray hall and chris sowers. for melissa magee, jeff skversky and the entire "action news" team, i'm walter perez. we will leave you with i a final look and legacy of boxing legend mohammed ali, good night. >> i'm handsome, fast, i'm pretty and can't possibly be beaten. >> impact that he made transforming america, the impact he had on the world and that is what history will remember him for. >> he knew he was in the grips of the disease, he would be pulling magic tricks and letting you know he was still magic in still the greatest of all time.
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kris: coffee shop's on the south side of 67th and lex. take the 65th street transverse across the park. freaking tourists on 5th avenue always screw up traffic. [ sighs ] [ cellphone rings, buzzes ] [ beep ] it's madison. probably running late. hey, bitch. hey, madison. sure this comes as a shock to you, but i'm running late. of course you are. i'll meet you there as soon as -- [ gasps ] [ sighs ] just my stupid lacrosse trophy. anyways, i'm on my way in five. [ rumbling ] did you hear that? uh, hear what? hold on. stay with me. who's there? hello? oh, my god. i think it's [gasps] both: madison?! madison: aah!

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